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Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

Summer Fun: Schools almost out, summers coming up quick, and reading both new and old releases is a great way to kill some time. In 2021, Sno-Isle Libraries offered a summer reading program, in which students could submit a form documenting their reading for ten hours and earn a free book of their choice from the library. Im looking forward to reading Book of Night by Holly Black and Babel by R.F. Kuang this summer, sophomore Natalie McCullough said.
The sand, the sun and a good book
Addison Delgado May 25, 2022

Summer is around the corner, with the 2021-2022 LSHS school year coming to a close and taking its final bow. Seniors, juniors and sophomores...

Creative expansion: MerMay is a monthly art challenge during the month of May. These challenges have their pros and cons, but always offer inspiration to budding artists. “Sometimes it’s the song I hear, sometimes it’s something I see, but usually it’s what’s around me,” Jody Cain said.
MerMay encourages creativity
May 25, 2022

Imagine the art community, then combine it with mermaids for the month of May — that’s a rough description of a well-known monthly art challenge...

Nostalgia: Early 2000s Barbie movies capture childhood memories and magic. Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper is a computer-animated musical film released on DVD in 2004. “My dad worked a lot and so did my mom, I was too little to be on my own so anywhere I would go they would bring Barbie DVDs with them,” junior Gabi Prieto said.
The first generation of Barbie films encapsulate exemplary storytelling
Hailey Cordell, Editor-in-Chief • May 20, 2022

In Post-2010 Barbie movies, Barbie embodies an older sister archetype, always having the correct emotional response to situations and giving...

Introverted or extroverted? Check out these perfectly curated anime based on your four-letter MBTI combination (Myers Briggs Type Indicator). MBTI provides an individual with a unique combination of four letters based on introversion/extraversion, sensing/intuition, thinking/feeling, and judging/perceiving. All these anime are easy to watch as an introduction to anime and anyone could get into them,  senior Yoanna Ramirez said.
Explore your personality through Anime 
Maren Hammer and Aimel Rai, Photographer and Head Photographer • April 27, 2022

By sophomore year, all students have been exposed to the Myer's Briggs Personality test. Everybody's personality is unique, and yet people share...

Main Character: Mei Lee is the hardworking, outgoing, joyful protagonist of Turning Red. Her words very clearly expressed her enthusiasm for her lifestyle and new experiences she was facing. Not to brag, but being thirteen means Im officially a grown-up,  Lee says.
Pixar tackles puberty: inappropriate or empowering?
Penelope Zickefoose, Photographer • April 25, 2022

Turning Red, directed by Chinese-Canadian animator, director and screenwriter Domee Shi, was released Feb. 22, 2022 on Disney+. The movie tells...